“COOPERATIVE SECURITY & INTERCONNECTED THREATS”
Brussels, 19 November 2015
ATA – Atlantic Treaty Association
The New Dimensions of the Fight against Terrorism
H.E. Ely Ould Mohamed VALL
Former President, Islamic Republic of Mauritania
H.E. Ely Ould Mohammed Vall was President of Mauritania from 2005 to 2007. He ensured the transition to democracy and organized the elections in which he chose not to participate. A career military officer, he is currently committed to promoting regional cooperation against terrorism in Africa and the resolution of conflicts across the continent. H.E. Ely Ould Mohammed Vall is a Member of the Board of the Arab Democracy Foundation and of the Honor Committee of the Chirac Foundation, and lectured at Harvard University on the democratic transition in Mauritania.